Elizabeth in The Minister's Black Veil Quiz

Elizabeth in The Minister's Black Veil Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

Elizabeth is engaged to the Reverend Hooper. When her betrothed makes the odd decision to wear the black veil, she initially accepts it. However, as time goes by, Elizabeth, like the rest of the town, becomes creeped out by the thin and powerful barrier. Be sure you understand Elizabeth's progression by taking the quiz over her character in Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic short story, "The Minister's Black Veil."

  • Question 1

    True or False: Despite her discomfort, Elizabeth never asks Hooper to remove the veil

  • Question 2

    Elizabeth considers the veil to be ________________.

  • Question 3

    True or False: Elizabeth breaks off the engagement

  • Question 4

    True or False: Elizabeth abandons Hooper on his deathbed

  • Question 5

    True or False: Initially, Elizabeth is not as disturbed by the veil as the rest of the parish

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